18 Nov A Night on the Town, Light Up The Night Boat Parade & Christmas Parade
Posted at 17:37h in Announcements
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- November 16, 2016
Downtown Beaufort 2016 Holiday Events:
A Night on the Town, Light Up The Night Boat Parade & Christmas Parade
Beaufort, S.C. (November 16, 2016): Main Street Beaufort, USA, and the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce proudly present the 31st Annual A Night on the Town! A long-standing tradition of the community, the opening of the Holiday shopping season takes place on Friday evening, December 2, 2016, beginning at 6:00 p.m., and ending at approximately 9:00 p.m.
An evening with a surprise around every corner and a number of things that will entertain, delight and ignite the Holiday Spirit! Shops will stay open late to welcome customers with special treats and a preview of their large and unique selection of items for the Holidays.
The evening also includes the City of Beaufort’s Tree Lighting Ceremony, entertainment by community schools and churches, and a rumored visit from Santa!
Take your pick of Holiday parades by land or sea in Beaufort. Join Main Street Beaufort, USA, the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Beaufort Sail and Power Squadron on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. for the Light Up the Night boat parade on the Beaufort River. Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park provides the best views of the boat parade. Hot chocolate will be available courtesy of The Greenery.
The traditional Beaufort Christmas Parade will be held on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the streets of downtown Beaufort. Floats, bands, groups of walkers and personal cars and trucks are expected to participate. The deadline for parade entries is November 18. Participation fees vary from free for military and government groups, $10 for non-profit organizations and $20 for others. Applications received after November 18 will incur an additional $10 fee.
The mission of Main Street Beaufort, USA, is to support and promote a vibrant, cohesive mixed-use district that reflects Beaufort’s historic small town, home town values through strategic economic development initiatives.
About the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce exists to manage and build capacity for continual community growth by advocating for a pro-business environment and building quality workforce development in order to enrich the region’s quality of life. To support its mission and vision, the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce will continue to focus its efforts in the following pillars of emphasis: tourism, military enhancement, member services and business advocacy, economic development, and education/workforce and leadership development. The Chamber provides business growth and learning opportunities to help businesses be more productive and profitable, as well as advocacy and community development initiatives to build a favorable business climate, creating the preferred community to invest, prosper and enjoy.